Principal Strategic Asset Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Asset Management
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 30-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZTA/1426049
  • Job Title: Principal Strategic Asset Manager
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  • Summary:
  • Lead the advancement and maturing of strategic asset management practices of the state highway assets
  • Deliver, manage and improve Strategic Asset Management Plans, frameworks and models
  • Solve asset management problems, deliver better service to achieve better outcomes for New Zealanders


About us | Ko wai mātou

At Waka Kotahi, the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation’s performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.

The Transport Services Group plan, design, build, operate and maintain an integrated transport system. This group plays a key role in delivering to priority of improving and maintaining the land transport system in line with our key priorities as an agency


The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

The purpose of this role is to drive improved strategic asset management practices throughout the Transport Services Group. The Principal Strategic Asset Manager will take lead responsibility for the development and ongoing implementation of the Strategic Asset Management Plan and supporting elements for the state highways.

The primary areas of activity are to ensure the New Zealand Transport Agency maintain a current and useful Strategic Asset Management Plan that guides asset management approaches, and improvement in practices. This role will ensure the Strategic Asset Management Plan is well targeted and meaningful and that short to mid-term asset management practices support overall strategic asset management objectives.

This is a great opportunity for an individual with great influencing skills, who can build relationships and ensure a commitment to continuous improvement.


About you | Ko wai koe

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Significant experience in strategic infrastructure asset/maintenance management
  • Proven experience in asset management – preferably in transportation infrastructure
  • Experience in the development and use of strategic investment modelling and review
  • An ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability and experience leading from the front with the ability to influence others through negotiation and persuasion
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and delivering services in the most efficient and effective way.


Applications close | Rā Katinga Friday 15th November

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To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

NZ Transport Agency is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.